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Contemporary Verse 2 (Deadline: November 30)

Scheduled to re-open September 1 for general submissions (and remaining open until November 30): Canada-based CONTEMPORARY VERSE 2, “a quarterly literary journal that publishes poetry and critical writing about poetry, including interviews, articles, essays, and reviews.” Pay rates range from $30-$150, depending on genre/word count; “unsolicited overseas contributors (from outside of Canada and the USA) whose fee is $40 or less (one poem or review) will receive only their two contributor copies as payment.” Note that the journal “welcomes poetry submissions in French, as well as translation projects, including both French to English and English to French,” as well as “translations of works in any language.” (Note also that until October 1,Contemporary Verse 2 is open for a special call for poetry for its Winter 2024 issue, “Versus Narrative: The Addiction Issue,” co-edited by poets Conyer Clayton and Hannah Green.)